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Book COVID-19 vaccine appointments

First dose vaccination appointment (first dose)

You can get your first dose if you're aged 12 years or over.

Booster (third dose) vaccination appointment

You can get your booster dose if you're:

Book an appointment

Book a vaccination appointment

Make sure you have the following information available:

  • name, address, phone number
  • Social Security number
  • date of birth
  • letter from the vaccination team if you're clinically extremely vulnerable or clinically at risk (take this letter to your appointment)

For those who don't have access to the internet, you can:

  • ask family, friends and neighbours to book on your behalf
  • call the coronavirus helpline

Group bookings

If you're in an eligible tier for vaccination alongside eligible family members or friends, you can book an appointment together and receive your vaccine at the same time.

Group bookings are currently limited to two people per group. If you're booking on behalf of someone else, you need to make sure you have their permission.

You will receive separate SMS or email confirmation with details of your individual appointment time and date.   

Home visit

If you received your second dose at home, you will be contacted by the vaccine programme to arrange a booster.

If you did not receive your second dose at home but are now considered housebound, you should call the helpline to register for a home visit.

Children and young people aged 12 years old and over

Young people aged 12 to 15 and 16 to 17 years old will currently be offered a single dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. The vaccine is optional.

The vaccination centre is open for young people to attend on weekdays from 11.30am to 6.30pm and weekends from 8.30am to 3.30pm.

Parents or carers attending the appointment are must bring their ID, as well as the ID of their young person. Acceptable forms of ID include:

  • passport
  • driving licence
  • provisional driving licence
  • original birth certificate
  • other photo ID issued by a recognised body that includes their date of birth

Aged 12 to 15 years old

If you are aged 12 to 15, you will need a parent or carer to fill out the vaccine form for you and give consent. A parent or carer must attend your appointment with you.

There will be a special area for 12 to 15 year olds set up at Fort Regent. There will be a team of staff who have experience giving vaccines to young people.

Aged 16 and 17 years old

Once young people reach 16, they are presumed in law to be competent to give consent for themselves.

Young people aged 16 and 17 years old are being offered a single dose of the Pzifer vaccine as recommended by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI). The JCVI have also said that advice on when to offer a second vaccine dose to this age group will come later.

If you are 17 years old and will soon be turning 18, you will be able to book an appointment for a second dose after your 18th birthday. You will need to make sure that 8 weeks have passed since receiving your first dose.

Booster vaccination (third dose)

Following advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, Jersey's COVID-19 Booster Vaccination Programme will be offering a third booster dose of the vaccine to Islanders who are more at risk of serious disease from COVID. This includes those who were vaccinated in the early stages of the vaccination programme:

  • Islanders living in residential care homes for older adults
  • adults aged 50 years or over
  • health and social care workers
  • Islanders aged 16 to 49 years with underlying health conditions that put them at higher risk of severe COVID-19, including adult carers
  • adult household contacts of immunosuppressed individuals
You will be offered the Pfizer vaccine as a third dose, regardless of which vaccine brand you have received for your primary doses. This follows data from studies that indicates the Pfizer vaccine is well tolerated as a third dose and provides a strong booster response.

Check the date of your second dose

  • You need to check 6 months has passed since your second dose.

  • Check your COVID Status Certificate before you book your booster appointment.

Booster appointments

Priority Group When you can book
Registered care home residents
Book now
All health and social care staff including care and domestic home care staff​Book now
Aged 80 and over​Book now
Aged 70 and over Book now​
Clinically extremely vulnerable aged 16 to 69, and clinically at risk aged 16 to 69
Book now
Aged 60 and over
Book now
Aged 50 and over​​Book now
Adult household contacts of immunosuppressed individuals Monday 25 October 2021

Adult carers

Third dose for severely immunocompromised people

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) advised that people over the age of 12 with severely weakened immune systems should have a third vaccine dose as part of their primary COVID-19 vaccination schedule.

JCVI advice and list of who can receive a third dose on

People who need a third dose are those who had a severely weakened immune system around the time they had their first 2 doses. This includes those who had or have: 

  • blood cancers (such as leukaemia or lymphoma) 
  • lowered immunity due to treatment (such as steroid medication, biological therapy, chemotherapy or radiotherapy) 
  • lowered immunity due to inherited disorders of the immune system 
  • an organ or bone marrow transplant 
  • diseases that affect the immune system such as poorly controlled HIV 
  • other diseases or treatments as advised by your specialist

How to get your third dose

We are working with GPs and specialist teams to contact people who are severely immunosuppressed. The Vaccination Team will be in touch with you to arrange your third dose.

If you have not heard from the team but think you might be severely immunocompromised and eligible for a third dose after reading the list of conditions, you should contact your GP or specialist team who will be able to make a referral.

This offer is separate to any potential booster programme.

Second dose

Second doses of the vaccine are scheduled between 4 and 12 weeks from the date you receive your first dose. 

You'll receive an email or SMS with confirming the date and time of your second appointment.

Dose intervals

Second dose of vaccine English Easy Read (PDF)

Vaccine appointments

At your appointment

Arrive no longer than 15 minutes before your appointment.

When you go to your appointment, you'll need to:

  • bring proof of address
  • bring photo ID confirming date of birth
  • bring letter from the vaccination team if you're clinically extremely vulnerable or clinically at risk
  • wear a mask
  • wear loose clothing to make sure the vaccine can be administered to the upper arm

The average time for appointments is 30 to 45 minutes. This includes a booking in, the vaccination and then a 15 minute wait afterward.

After you get the vaccine

We ask you wait 15 minutes after your vaccination in a supervised waiting area.

You can carry on with your day as normal as long as you feel well.

What to expect after the vaccine English Easy Read (PDF)

Bringing someone with you for support

You can bring someone with you to your appointment for support.

Vaccination centre parking

The vaccination centre is at Fort Regent.

Free parking (2 hours maximum) for people attending vaccination appointments will be on floors 11 and 12 of Pier Road car park.

Shuttle bus from Liberation Station

A shuttle bus service, with 6 seats and wheelchair space, will operate from Liberation Station Stand O. The bus will depart every 20 minutes at the following times:

  • Monday to Friday, 11.30am to 6.30pm
  • Saturday and Sunday, 8.30am to 3.30pm

Jersey residents in the UK including students

If you're a Jersey resident and currently in England and have an NHS number, you can use the national booking service to book a vaccination appointment.

To book a vaccination appointment in the UK, you'll need: 

  • name
  • date of birth
  • postcode
  • GP record/NHS number

Book online on the NHS website or call 119.

Students will be able to have their first or second dose of the vaccine in the UK if they:

If you've had your first dose of the vaccine in the UK, you can have your second dose in Jersey 10 weeks after your first vaccine.

If you've had your first dose of the vaccine in Jersey and will be returning to the UK, you can have your second dose in the UK.

Types of vaccine

In the UK and Jersey, there are 3 types of COVID-19 vaccine that are currently being used:

  • Pfizer BioNtech vaccine
  • AstraZeneca (Oxford) vaccine
  • Moderna

You'll be advised of the vaccine at your appointment.

Vaccine information

If you feel unwell

If you're unwell, it's better to wait until you have recovered to have your vaccine, but you should have it as soon as possible. If you have COVID-19 you can have the vaccine 4 weeks following a positive test. You should not attend a vaccine appointment if you're:

  • isolating
  • waiting for a COVID-19 test
  • unsure if you're fit and well

Side effects

Translated information

Further vaccine information translated in Portuguese, Polish, Romanian and Bulgarian

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